Lovely winter getaway in the Anglesey micro-climate. Dogs loved it. The walking was great and it was so peaceful
We came here for a weekend getaway and although I'm sure it is lovely in the summer, I would definitely think twice about booking in the winter months! We didn't sleep the first night as it was so cold we had the wood burner going all night & the heating on and it didn't start to get warm until the following afternoon. even though they went in and started the fire for us before we arrived, god forbid how cold it would have been otherwise...
Unfortunately, the issues didn't end there, We had issues with the hot water(there was none it was tepid), the showers head kept falling down & the cooker & hob was faulty (it took us nearly 2 hours to grill breakfast), to be honest, it completely ruined our weekend away & was not worth the 12 hour drive there & back! Not going to lie was bliss to get home to a warm shower & some warmth
Be warned there's nothing in the village, great dog walks & really is purely an escape for a getaway from the outside world, but be warned there is nothing, one shop and one pub, no local taxis to take you anywhere, We would stay further up the coast if we were to come back
This was our third stay at Tyddyn Plwm Isa and we intend to come back as soon as we can. It's just such a lovely place to relax, breathe deeply and unwind. Delyth is a great host and was there if we needed anything - but we didn't, because everything we wanted was right there. The cottage is warm, clean, cosy and eco-friendly with a fantastic wood burner and a supply of wood for when the temperature drops.
The beach, forest and the wonderful Newborough Warren are just a short walk away, and there's a stunning view of the warren from the cottage. We enjoyed exploring the area with our dogs, from the salt marshes to the beaches, village, forest and the fantastic Llanddwyn Island (we arrived at the end of September, which was also the end of the beach and island's dog restrictions). There is so much to discover and we didn't get in the car all week. Even without moving from the cottage we could enjoy watching the the local birds, rabbits and hedgehogs, and in the evenings it was great to see the barn owl swooping around the field. All in all, it was bliss.
Greeted on arrival and shown around accommodation. Also given advice on Access to walks. The accommodation was lovely, really spacious, fully fenced garden for dog safety. Walks for the dogs was immediately beyond the farm grounds and you are on the coastal path. Perfect all round. Would highly recommend.
So looking forward to returning to Tyddyn Plwm. Unfortunately on entering the lodge it was clear that standa dos had dropped. The sink had well developed tea staining, mugs were also stained, the fridge had spillages inside, there was a general feeling of grubbiness. The shower cubical was awful, black mould on tyles along with pink scum in the corners and along the edges of the cubical. Within the first hour We cleaned as well as we could so that we felt comfortable.
Delyth was as busy as we remembered, once we did make contact she was apologetic about the state of the wi fi conection, we didn't say anything at the time about the cleanliness of the lodge, as the whole purpose of being there was to escape everyday pressures, we just didn't need the hassle. We decided to return home after two days the lack of hot water just topping the experience off.
The cottage was very comfortable and well equipped, and the location idyllic. There's plenty of great walking on Anglesey, indeed there is a variety of routes from the cottage through Newborough Forest to the beach. In the cottage there were details of a number of circular walks along the Anglesey coastal path, we completed several of these. Llanberis is 30-40 minutes drive from where you can walk up Snowdon, it's worth checking the forecast on the Met Office website so that you pick a day with good visibility. We had a great meal one evening at the Marram Grass, which is about 15 minutes walk across the dunes, booking is recommended. Thanks to Delyth and family for making us so welcome.
Very well equipped cabin with lovely views.
Great walks on the doorstep so brilliant for dogs.
Would have been even better if the garden was fully enclosed for small dogs too.